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Stroke CVA

A stroke is a cerebrovascular accident that results in inadequate blood flow to part of the brain, starving it of oxygen and causing immediate and irreversible changes to the neurones. If affects 15...

Vascular Dementia

Vascular Dementia accounts for 25% of all dementias (the second most commen cause after Alzheimers. It is the cumulative effects of many small strokes - patients often have evidence of vascular path...

Pseudomonas aeruginosa Vaccines

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is a disease in which mature lymphocytes become cancerous and gradually replace normal cells in lymph nodes. CLL mainly affects elderly males in North America and Europe...

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More Younger Americans Are Suffering Strokes: Study

MONDAY, April 10, 2017 -- Strokes are typically associated with the elderly, but new research suggests that strokes are increasingly happening to Americans under 65. The study looked at a sample of da...

Ischemic stroke: Causes, symptoms, and risk factors

Strokes are the second leading cause of death in the world, according to the American Stroke Association. Most strokes are caused by a blood clot,... Read More →

Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer

(Reuters Health) - Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your ...

Strokes on the rise among young people

"I'm used to hearing that people in their 60s have strokes."

Does breastfeeding prevent moms’ heart disease and strokes?

A new study finds that breastfeeding may cut a mother's risk of heart disease and strokes, but the evidence for a causal link is weak.

Heart Attacks and Strokes Dropped After Trans Fat Ban

Heart attacks and strokes fell by more than 6 percent in New York counties that banned trans fats, researchers reported Wednesday.

Does breastfeeding prevent heart disease and strokes?

A new study finds that breastfeeding may cut a mother's risk of heart disease and strokes, but the evidence for a causal link is weak.

Better Treatment Might Prevent Hundreds of Thousands of Strokes

MONDAY, May 15, 2017 -- Hundreds of thousands of strokes might be prevented in the United States each year if more people with a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation took blood-thinning me...

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Stroke etiology and collaterals: atheroembolic strokes have greater collateral recruitment than cardioembolic strokes.

Chronic hypoperfusion from athero-stenotic lesions is thought to lead to better collateral recruitment compared to cardioembolic strokes. It was sought to compare collateral flow in stroke patients wi...

Incidence and functional outcome of atrial fibrillation and non-atrial fibrillation- related cardioembolic stroke in Joinville, Brazil: a population-based study.

Among ischemic strokes, cardioembolic (CE) stroke has the worst outcome. We measured the incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) and non-AF related CE strokes, previous anticoagulant use, and the 90-day...

Elderly who take care of elderly: a study on the Frailty Syndrome.

Identifying prevalence of frailty in elderly caregivers inserted in a high social vulnerability context and its correlation with sociodemographic and health aspects.

Swallowing impairment is a significant factor for predicting life prognosis of elderly at the end of life.

In end-of-life care of elderly, the decision of care plan including gastrostomy is difficult frequently because of insufficient knowledge relating the life prognosis of elderly. It is important the fa...

A genetic study of Factor V Leiden (G1691A) mutation in young ischemic strokes with large vessel disease in a South Indian population.

Factor V Leiden (FVL) has been, by far, the most investigated gene mutation, with 26 studies to date, on its role in arterial strokes. Overall, a meta-analysis of all these studies taken together show...

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